Mental Health Training & Development Manager



Job Type

Full or Part Time


Charity / Voluntary, Health / Nursing, Management, Medical, Other, Social Care, Training


Hybrid Pborough/Cambridge

Mental Health Training & Development Manager
 MH-TDM (23-24)
Location: Hybrid working – Work from home opportunities, plus regular work and meetings from their Peterborough (PE3) or Cambridge offices (CB1)
Salary: £35,713 (40hrs FTE), pro rata for part time
Days and hours: Contracted to work 30-36 hours as agreed, usually worked Monday – Friday
Contract Type: Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Mental Health Training & Development Manager to join this charity's Health & Wellbeing department to manage their training services and develop new programmes.

Working alongside the Health & Wellbeing Manager, you will:

  • Manage the development, growth and quality assurance of the Mental Health and Wellbeing Training Programme, whilst meeting annual targets
  • Support the Health & Wellbeing Manager and provide leadership on training and development, with a particular focus on Mental Health
  • Provide effective line management for the Training and Development team and sessional trainers
  • Develop and monitor team and individual objectives, to ensure department targets are met
  • Plan, manage and deliver a marketing strategy for health and wellbeing training including sourcing funding, sales, partnerships and new business alongside the senior management team
  • Manage and deliver a range of training and workshops for a variety of settings and audiences, ensuring a high-quality service is provided
  • Oversee opportunities to grow, co-ordinating delivery of wider wellbeing training within the Health and Wellbeing team (e.g. first aid)
  • Represent the organisation at internal and external events, membership groups and strategic meetings involving education or the wider health and wellbeing agenda – delivering presentations, consultations and developing new partnerships.

You will have and be able to demonstrate the following qualities:

  • Possess a Level 4 or equivalent in Counselling, Play Therapy or related Mental Health qualification and have clinical experience working with young people
  • Sound knowledge of the children and young people’s mental health agenda, and local/national approaches and initiatives
  • Proven experience of developing and delivering high quality mental health training to adults and young people
  • Knowledge and experience in using various marketing approaches
  • Experience in project management and partnership development
  • Leadership experience with excellent communication skills
  • Ability to effectively manage both yours and your wider teams workload
  • Highly organised, possessing excellent negotiation and time management skills
  • Confident user of IT
  • Hold a current driving licence and have access to own car for work. This is an essential criteria due to the nature of the role.


  • 5 weeks holiday & public holiday allowance (Pro rata)
  • Free use of the charity's onsite Gyms at either Cambridge or Peterborough
  • Paid day off for your Birthday
  • Free onsite car parking for staff
  • Your DBS Check Facilitated / Cost Paid as part of your onboarding
  • Competitive rates of pay and company pension, plus access for staff and their immediate families to their Employee Assistance Programme
  • Regular supervisions and continued personal development

Closing date: Thursday 13th June 2023
Interview date: Tuesday 20th June 2023 at The Cresset, Peterborough

Applications are assessed as received. Therefore, should they fill the role sooner than expected they reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy sooner than the advertised closing date. Early application is strongly advised.

Please note that the charity does not have a sponsored Licence to recruit non-UK workers and therefore all candidates are expected to be able to work in the UK. In accordance with safer recruitment processes many of the roles they recruit for require successful candidates to undertake an appropriate criminal record background check. If an offer of work is accepted, they will facilitate these checks on behalf of their staff and volunteers via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

CVs are considered as an expression of your interest only and are not included in the shortlisting process.

Please contact the charity if you have any problem submitting your application.

Occasionally the charity fill a role sooner than expected, they reserve the right to withdraw vacancies before an advertised closing date. Early application is advised.

Thank you for your interest and they look forward to hearing from you soon!

The charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all staff to share this commitment.

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